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I got a yeast infection on tuesday and took the treatment. Would I be okay to have sex now?

If no sx or discharg: The medication should be completed and you should have no symptoms or discharge. ...Read more

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Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


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How soon can I have sex after taking Monistat-7 for a yeast infection? All symptoms are already gone and the treatment is almost done

How soon can I have sex after taking Monistat-7 for a yeast infection? All symptoms are already gone and the treatment is almost done

No need to delay: There is no need to wait unless sex is uncomfortable. While using the 7 day treatment it is best to insert the daily dose after intercourse rather than before it. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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After treatment yeast infection i had pain during intercourse with slight bleeding.Tests for bacteria, yeast, gonorrhea, and chlamydia are negative.?

Pain during sex: Let's talk about non-medical causes. Was it rougher type sex you had or was your partner not gentle enough? Could your partner's member been too large for you? It's not just infection that could have caused the pain and bleeding, you know. ...Read more

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How long after an treatment for a yeast infection can I have intercourse ?

How long after an treatment for a yeast infection can I have intercourse ?

I recommend: Completing your course of treatment and waiting until you are no longer red, itching and in pain. ...Read more

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After a yeast infection is cured when can you have sex again?

After a yeast infection is cured when can you have sex again?

When comfortable: If one's infection is cleared, and there are no more signs or symptoms, plus one feels comfortable with it, it is okay to resume intercourse. A woman may benefit from keeping semen out of her vagina for a while (use condoms), to let her vagina maintain a normal pH (acidity level) for a few weeks. ...Read more

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Can you have sex with an yeast infection ?

Can you have sex with an yeast infection ?

Yes: Yes, but it might be uncomfortable and/or take longer for it to go away. ...Read more

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Can you have sex with a condom if your treating a yeast infection?

Can you have sex with a condom if your treating a yeast infection?

Yes you may: Yes you may and still it is a good practice to wash your genitalia with soap and water after sex. ...Read more

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Since nov 2011, every time i have sex with my husband, i get a yeast infection. My husband also took a pill against this but i still get yeast. ?

Since nov 2011,  every time i  have sex with my husband, i get a yeast infection. My husband also took a pill against this but i still get yeast. ?

Complicated: Although your husband had oral medication against candida it is unlikely that this cleared the organism from the surface of the skin where it can stay without symptoms. You should be treated with Fluconazole through one period while your husband is using a topical antifungal on his penis twice a day for a week to 10 days. Try that and if it does not work, write back. Good luck and happy newyear. ...Read more

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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Candida (Definition)

Candidiasis or thrush is a fungal infection (mycosis) of any of the candida species (all yeasts), of which Candida Albicans is the most common.Also commonly referred to as a yeast infection, candidiasis is also technically known as ...Read more


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